Archive for October, 2014
Crawdaddy’s menu features such inventive items as a redfish couvillion over dirty rice with crawfish etoufée sauce. Vishal Malhotra

Shackin’ Up

In the wilds of Arlington, Crawdaddy’s whips up mighty fine Cajun cuisine.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
Crawdaddy’s Shack is inexplicably located in southwest Arlington, in a fairly hard-to-access strip mall. I say inexplicably because I don’t think there’s a large contingent of head-sucking, tail-pinching folk out that way...


Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg are exes and BFFs in Celeste and Jesse Forever.

My Best Friend’s Wedding

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Rashida Jones has had rewarding supporting roles in movies and on TV’s Parks & Recreation, but she’s never had a chance to prove herself as a leading lady in film. Celeste and Jesse Forever is that chance, one that she ...



FORMER DALLAS COWBOYS GREAT DON MEREDITH MUST BE ROLLING OVER IN HIS GRAVE -- FIRST THEY GIVE HIS OLD JERSEY NUMBER TO QUINCY CARTER, AND THEN SAM HURD. WHO NEXT, TERRELL OWENS?

Former Cowboy Sam Hurd Back In Dallas — In A Federal Pen

Jeff Prince
A couple of years ago, wide receiver Sam Hurd was on the verge of cracking into the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys. He played for the Cowboys from 2006 to 2010 and holds the distinction of being on the receiving end of q...


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Tarrant County Never Convicts Innocents… Except Sometimes

Andrew McLemore
Fort Worth, as many local columnists love to say, is so much better than Dallas. We’ve got bike lanes, great museums and none of that hip-hop “flavor,” as Mayor Betsy Price said in this week’s cover stor...



AFTER THE SHOW, NUGENT STRANGLED THIS GROUNDHOG WITH HIS BARE HANDS AND ATE IT RAW.

Ted Nugent Talks Obama, Guns At Billy Bob’s

Jeff Prince
The president, “big” women, and machine guns were a few of the topics that redneck philosopher and rock guitarist Ted Nugent touched on during Saturday night’s performance at Billy Bob’s Texas. The Dalla...


Come on with the rain, I've a smile on my face.

Happy Birthday, Gene Kelly

Kristian Lin
If you attended the screening of Singin’ in the Rain last Wednesday, you know that 2012 not only marks the 60th anniversary of that film’s release but also the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gene Kelly. The actor...



RANDY TRAVIS IS LIKE A CAGED BIRD THAT SINGS...AND DRINKS A LOT.

I Want To Party With Randy Travis

Jeff Prince
I’m diggin’ up bones / I’m diggin’ up bones Exhuming things that’s better left alone Country songbird Randy Travis dug up more bones last night. That makes at least three run-ins with area police t...


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They Came, They Sucked, They Conquered

Jimmy Fowler
The other day I was talking to a friend from out of state, and the subject of North Texas’ West Nile troubles came up. Based on all the national publicity, my friend thought that our streets were littered with bodies and DEET...



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Another Book? Nah, But I’ll Take That Drone, Please

Andrew McLemore
Could there be a better example of how bookstores seem desperate to sell anything that will keep them in business? As I paid for a couple of magazines at the Barnes & Noble in University Park Village today, I couldn’t...


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Poor David Wants Oswald Stone Returned

Jeff Prince
David Card, the irascible owner of Poor David’s Pub in Dallas, is bound and determined to get a family possession returned, and he’s turning to social media for help. He’s created a new Facebook page: Return T...